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INDEX.

A BSOLUTE zero of temperature 589
\ Absorption dynamometer 575, 875
Accelerated velocity . . . 473
Acceleration curves anci scale

473, 492, 863

--------------of piston   .        .        .  932

Accelerative curves      .        1099, 1106
Accumulator,  hydraulic,  see  Hy-
draulic accumulator.
 pump

Accumulators, electric .
Ackermann steering
Action, arc of *    .

of cutting tools.

- 732
958, ii 18

5H
140
332
5H
571
882, 1168

Adamson's seam
Addendum of tooth
Adhesion of locomotives
Adiabatic curve, plotting

-------- expansion,  comparison of

temperatures in        .                 607

-------- exponent        .       .       . 605

--------, saturated steam       .        . 766

Adiabatics, isothermals and .   605, 607
Adjustable hanger, automatically . 504
Adjustment of stroke in hydraulic

pressure engine, automatic     . 742
Admiralty test requirements .        . 388
Admission, effect on indicator dia-
gram of late     .... 618
Advance of eccentric, angular       . 637
Advantage, mechanical, see Mecha-
nical advantage.

--------------of machine tools        . 2$8

Advantages and disadvantages of
various methods of transmitting
power . . . . .577

--------of rernelting cast iron        2, 42

--------of single and multiple stage

expansion        .       .       .       .621
Agents, comparison of horse power

of different       *       .               . 480

Air-compression cylinder
"          efficiency.

 systems

Air-pump, Edwards1    .

   ------ for jet condenser

   ----- for surface condenser

881

1147
686

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Air vessel, casting and moulding .    27

   ------on pump, use of   .        . 730

------injector         .        .         1206

Air vessels  ....         1206
Allan's link motion      .        .        . 642
Allotropic forms of carbon   .        .    72
Allowance for machining      .   ,49, 215
Alternative fulcra on testing ma-
chine       .....375

Alternator   .        .        .        .         1114

Aluminium           .        .        .         1014

-------- bronze     .        .                . 801

---------processes .... 800

Analysis of feed   .     , .        .        .901

Angle bar cutting machine   .        .290

------of cutting tools    .        .   139, 141

 of friction    .        .        .        .561

------of obliquity.        .        .        .512

Angle of resistance, limiting         . 560

------of tooth of mill    .        .        .  177

------of torsion    .       .        .          424

Angles, re-entrant        .        .        -67

Angular advance of eccentric        . 637

---------velocity-ratio    .        .        . 863

Annealing malleable castings        .    36

Annular or internal wheels   .        -514

Anti-friction or Schiele's pivot      . 560

----------------rollers      .        .        . 489

Appearance of fracture.        .            77

Appold's brake    .        .        .        .875

Approach and recess, teeth ",        . 763

---------, arc of     .,      .        .        . 512.

Approximate  method   of  finding

moment of resistance        .        . 433

Arc of action       .       .        .        . 514

  of approach, contact, and recess 512
Arch, masonry     .        .        .         *O93
Arcs, tooling       .     . .        .        .819
Area, centroid of.       .        .           845

------measuring   .       .        .         1082

------of steam port       .        ,        . 681

------, virtual stress       .        .        . 430

Areas of expansion curves    . 604, 1131

Armour plates     .       .       .        -798

Arrangement of lathe driving        . 153

---------of machine shop       .        . 501

---------of mould .       .       .        .46

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